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Korea’s Hana to provide items for Myanmar’s Underdeveloped schools

Korea’s Hana Bank, a Seoul-based commercial bank, held a “Happy Sharing Goods Donation Ceremony” to deliver items to Myanmar on 18th December 2014 in Seoul in Korea. The items include over 10,ooo pieces of clothing donated by its staff. The event was joined by the honorable Myanmar Ambassador to Korea, HE U Soe Lwin and the Chief Direc- tor of ‘Sarangbat’, a Korea based non-profit organization.

Hana Bank stated that “the various donated items including clothing, school supplies, books and computers to bring hope and confidence to underprivileged children in Myanmar.” It also plans to donate approx- imately KRW 300 million for Myanmar’s underdeveloped areas and for Myanmar people who settle down in Korea though its ‘Hana Happy class’.

The program will build educational facilities such as PC rooms and libraries in the small schools in Myanmar in the next three yearsand provide Korean language and financial trading education in Korea.

“We will continue our commitment for the communities around the world. We are keen to enhance our relationship with the people of Myanmar through this meaningful event as two countries are enhancing its bilateral relations,” said Kim Byoungho, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hana Bank. Hana Bank, ‘Hana’ means “one” or “unity” in Korean language, is the primary banking subsidiary of Hana Financial Group, which is one of the largest bank holding compa- nies in Korea and its ‘Happy Sharing Event’ started since 2011 with initiatives to support and make differences in communities. Hana Bank people and families joined together to make the community impact and have been donating recyclable clothing and PCs, school supplies for the people in many un- derdeveloped areas around Asia.